Research Team Leader  

Bath, Somerset (GB)
£41,212 - £47,722 per annum
26 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Team Leader            

Academic Unit/Department:    Institute for Education

Location:          Newton Park, Bath    

Line Manager:          Executive Dean, Institute for Education

Rate of Pay:            £41,212 - £47,722 per annum

Contract:          Permanent

Hours:              Full time, 1.0FTE

Ref:               09/17/2500

Closing Date:         12 midnight GMT, 15 October 2017

Interview Date:        Thursday 9 November 2017

About us
At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And we place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. With ever growing student numbers, we make sure our people are engaged and empowered by blending digital technologies, international perspectives, work-oriented connections and inspirational teaching. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives. And it starts with people like you.
The Institute for Education is a place where Bath Spa teachers, classroom teachers, education practitioners, academics, and everyone interested in education come together in a community of research and practice. We want to build on our strengths to provide a community for education professionals and to align with the University’s strategic vision. 

About the role

This is a new role focused on building support for our REF strategy and outputs.  You will build a team of external and internal researchers supporting research across the IfE.  Reporting to the Executive Dean, this is a key role in supporting our vision to build a community of research and practice.

About you (requirements)

You will have experience of successful team leadership in a research capacity and the ability to work across the Institute with a range of academic and profesional services staff.  You will have a doctorate and be used to undertaking a wider range of different research approaches.

If you have any queries on this post, please contact Prof Kate Reynolds, Executive Dean at

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit   Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.  Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

We would particularly welcome applications from BME candidates as we are currently under-represented at this level